The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 164 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 95 114 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.29% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 4.02% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 73 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £237 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £43.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 - £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3277 2836 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.94% 32.08% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1829 1532 1175
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 120 184
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 33 £350 +12.00% 24
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £325 -21.21% 3
Surrey -34 14 £381 +8.92% 12
East Sussex - 14 - - 4
Berkshire -7 13 £413 +50.00% 10
Oxfordshire -19 3 £340 +29.52% 7
Middlesex +1 1 - -
West Sussex -24 1 £425 +54.54% 2
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 160 (100.00%) .NET
2 107 (66.88%) C#
3 86 (53.75%) SQL
4 76 (47.50%) ASP.NET
5 63 (39.38%) SQL Server
6 54 (33.75%) Visual Studio
6 54 (33.75%) JavaScript
7 38 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (19.38%) HTML
8 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
8 31 (19.38%) MVC
9 28 (17.50%) Scrum
9 28 (17.50%) WCF
10 27 (16.88%) Oracle
10 27 (16.88%) XML
11 24 (15.00%) Windows
11 24 (15.00%) jQuery
12 23 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (14.38%) CSS
13 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
13 21 (13.13%) Oracle Database
14 20 (12.50%) Data Structures
14 20 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
16 18 (11.25%) WPF
16 18 (11.25%) .NET Framework
16 18 (11.25%) Degree
16 18 (11.25%) Software Engineering
16 18 (11.25%) PL/SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.00%) IIS
2 7 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.38%) CMS
3 6 (3.75%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.88%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.25%) WinCC
5 2 (1.25%) Kentico
5 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.63%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.75%) ArcInfo
3 2 (1.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.88%) SmartPlant
3 3 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) Modbus
1 2 (1.25%) Profibus
1 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.25%) SAN
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) FTP
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (39.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.13%) Oracle Database
3 20 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (9.38%) MS Access
6 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.25%) MySQL
12 2 (1.25%) DTS
12 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.63%) QlikView
13 1 (0.63%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.63%) DataStax
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 54 (33.75%) Visual Studio
2 23 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.38%) JIRA
4 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.88%) Subversion
5 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (9.38%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Marketing
3 5 (3.13%) Military
4 3 (1.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Back Office
5 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 99 (61.88%) Developer
2 51 (31.88%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.13%) VB.NET Developer
4 20 (12.50%) Programmer
5 17 (10.63%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.88%) Analyst
7 8 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Junior
8 7 (4.38%) Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (3.75%) CRM Developer
9 6 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.75%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.75%) GIS Technician
9 6 (3.75%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.75%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (47.50%) ASP.NET
3 31 (19.38%) HTML
4 28 (17.50%) WCF
5 27 (16.88%) XML
6 24 (15.00%) jQuery
7 23 (14.38%) CSS
8 18 (11.25%) WPF
8 18 (11.25%) .NET Framework
8 18 (11.25%) Web Services
9 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (8.75%) WinForms
11 13 (8.13%) Ajax
12 10 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (4.38%) J2EE
13 7 (4.38%) Hibernate
14 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (3.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (3.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.13%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.63%) SCADA
5 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.75%) GIS
6 4 (2.50%) Open Source
6 4 (2.50%) Life Science
7 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.25%) Clustering
8 2 (1.25%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.25%) Replication
8 2 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (1.25%) Android
2 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.63%) Solaris
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
3 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.38%) MVC
3 28 (17.50%) Scrum
4 18 (11.25%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.38%) Migration
6 14 (8.75%) Project Management
7 13 (8.13%) CRM
8 12 (7.50%) TDD
8 12 (7.50%) Kanban
8 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.88%) Web Development
9 11 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 9 (5.63%) ITIL
11 9 (5.63%) CMMI
11 9 (5.63%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.00%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.38%) Customer Engagement
14 6 (3.75%) Cartography
14 6 (3.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (66.88%) C#
2 86 (53.75%) SQL
3 54 (33.75%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.25%) PL/SQL
5 17 (10.63%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.75%) VBA
7 13 (8.13%) VB
8 10 (6.25%) Java
9 8 (5.00%) XAML
9 8 (5.00%) VBScript
10 6 (3.75%) C++
11 3 (1.88%) C
12 2 (1.25%) Ruby
12 2 (1.25%) VB6
12 2 (1.25%) PHP
12 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.63%) Pascal
13 1 (0.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.25%) Degree
4 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.63%) MCTS
6 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.88%) MCITP
7 3 (1.88%) VCP4
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
8 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.63%) MCAD
8 1 (0.63%) MCSD
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.88%) Oracle
3 9 (5.63%) Intergraph
4 5 (3.13%) SAP
5 3 (1.88%) Adobe
5 3 (1.88%) Telerik
6 2 (1.25%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.25%) Sun
6 2 (1.25%) Siemens
7 1 (0.63%) Perforce
7 1 (0.63%) Cerner
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Endeca
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) RedPrairie
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